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County Seeks Programs to Serve Juvenile Offenders

Feb 15, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety appropriates funding annually to Cumberland County for the provision of programs and services to serve juvenile offenders. The County is committed to ensuring that all eligible agencies are aware of the opportunity to apply for funding.

A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued by Feb. 28, 2019. Proposals will be due 30 days from the date of RFP issuance. The RFP will be announced in the Fayetteville Observer Newspaper and can also be accessed via the Cumberland County website at: Once on the County homepage select the “Business” button at the top of the page and “RFP & Bid Opportunities” to locate the RFP.

Only local public agencies, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporations and local housing authorities are eligible for funding. Private non-profits are required to submit No Overdue Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Statements, and proof of 501(c)(3) status.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Cindy Tucker at or 910-678-7723, or Ronald Tillman, Area Consultant, at or 910-997-9281.



Cumberland County partners with the N.C. Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) to fund a local Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC). This partnership is part of a strategy to mobilize communities to create a multi-disciplinary continuum of care that includes prevention programs for children, early intervention for juvenile offenders, and graduated sanctions for repeat offenders. If you would like more information about the Cumberland County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and its programs and services, please call 910-678-7723 or email Duane Holder, Assistant County Manager, at or Cindy Tucker, Executive Assistant to the County Manager, at